Kent

Definitions

  • New Kent Gate
    New Kent Gate
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Kent a county in southeastern England on the English Channel; formerly an Anglo-Saxon kingdom, it was the first to be colonized by the Romans
    • n Kent United States painter noted for his woodcuts (1882-1971)
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His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, K.B His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, K.B
Hop-picking in Kent Hop-picking in Kent
Vanes near Dymchurch, Romney Marsh, Kent Vanes near Dymchurch, Romney Marsh, Kent

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Kent A long staff used by shepherds for leaping over ditches and brooks; a rough walking-stick; a pole.
    • n Kent See the extract.
    • Kent To propel, as a boat, by pushing with a kent or long pole against the bottom of a river; punt.
    • Kent To tilt or turn over (a whale) by means of a hook and tackle inserted into the kent.
    • Kent To propel a boat by pushing it with a kent.
    • Kent A dialectal preterit of ken.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Kent kent (Scot.) a pole, pike
    • v.i Kent to propel a boat by a pole
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Usage

In literature:

Bryan Faussett, of Heppington, Kent.
"Rambles of an Archaeologist Among Old Books and in Old Places" by Frederick William Fairholt
Parsons got up the whole affair, to revenge himself on a Mr. Kent.
"The Humbugs of the World" by P. T. Barnum
Edward, Duke of Kent 50 Son.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
What about Lord Kent's only son, and his career?
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
Kent, still unrecognized by Lear, endeavors to persuade him to take refuge in a hovel.
"Tolstoy on Shakespeare" by Leo Tolstoy
And the dust that Sir Roger cast up at his horse-heels was in my Lord of Kent's eyes as thick as any man's.
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
Kent, Sussex, and Essex were governed by rulers of his own family appointed by himself.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
William Caxton, to whom England owes the introduction of printing, was born, according to his own statement, in the Weald of Kent.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8" by Various
In 1677, there were, in addition to these Roads, the Bristol Road and the Kent Road.
"The King's Post" by R. C. Tombs
There is an old story, that the county of Kent, on capitulating, made good conditions for itself.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
Miss Delacour put on her 'thistle' gown, assisted by Magsie, who ingratiatingly declared that she looked 'that weel ye hardly kent her.
"Hollyhock" by L. T. Meade
Passing through the county of New Kent, on his way to Williamsburg, Washington approached the baronial estate of Mr. Chamberlain.
"From Farm House to the White House" by William M. Thayer
DONATIONS AT ASHFORD, IN KENT.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
Patty was a woman of some education, while Mistress Kent had been to France and Holland, and could both write and speak French.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
This information was given by Kent Whiteman, the person for whom he was searching.
"The Ranger" by Edward S. Ellis
The way lay down the Old Kent Road, and presently Dickie was in familiar surroundings.
"Harding's luck" by E. [Edith] Nesbit
ALVAH M. KENT, private, mustered in Aug. 12, 1862; mustered out with company May 24, 1863.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
It was Father Layonne who came first to see Kent in his cell the morning after Kent's unsuccessful attempt at flight.
"The Valley of Silent Men" by James Oliver Curwood
Wyat did raise Kent, but the plot was soon crushed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
The family of Gookins is ancient, and appears to have been found originally at Canterbury, in Kent, England.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
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In poetry:

Then I faun' his tail creepin' roun' my waist,
Wi' mony a twist an' turn,
An' I kent that his face was near to my ain,
For my hair began to burn.
"Ledgie Cooper" by Alexander Anderson
Jeanie:
Ye should hae telt me that in time, Jamie,
Ye should hae telt me that lang syne, laddie,
For had I kent o' your fause heart,
Ye ne'er had gotten mine, laddie.
"Huntingtower" by Carolina Oliphant
My aul' neebour Johnnie had lang been awa',
Twa towmonds an' mair I kent naething ava
O' what he was daein', or whaur he had been,
Till he juist pappit in to our dwallin' yestreen.
"Neebour Johnnie's Complaint" by Janet Hamilton
Gowd 's no that scanty in ilk siller pock,
When ilka bit laddie maun hae his bit staigie;
But I kent the day when there was nae a Jock,
But trotted about upon honest shank's naigie.
"Old And New Times" by Alexander Boswell
In 't LAND VAN DE LIEFDE zijn allen gelijk:
Daar kent men geen stand en geen arm en geen rijk;
En ieder bezit er dien eenigen schat,
Die niet, als al 't aardsche, in een schuimbel verspat!
"Het Land Der Liefde" by Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate
And he wended his way to his beautiful estate in Kent,
And many a happy day there he spent;
And he married the lovely daughter of John of Aire,
And they lived happy together, and free from all care.
"Jack o' the Cudgel" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Jeff Voss (at far right hurdling at state) had the last word in his on-going 110-meter hurdle competition with ACGC's Kent Anderson.
"We have a car we're working on," Kent said at Phoenix International Raceway.
Kent State men's golf wins Towson Invitational.
The artist Corita Kent (1918-86) was born Frances Elizabeth Kent.
UP WITH PEOPLE "It's magical, how people know what to do with a place," says Fred Kent, arranging figures in a French model circus.
Jim Edmonds, Jeff Kent, Derek Jeter and Derek Lowe show their postseason emotions.
Cheered by several hundred supporters, Kent Couch and Fareed Lafta lifted off Saturday morning from a Shell gas station in Bend, OR.
Senators Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and Kent Conrad (D-N. D.) are questioning the California Republican's motivations for investigating Countrywide Financial's VIP loan program, through which both of the Democrats received financing.
Not so for Kent Baumhover.
Judge dismisses suits against John Marshall , Kent.
Recent entries by Lisa Kent.
From the Kent County Law Enforcement Association.
Two Cincinnati-area football players to visit Kent State.
Coach Kest on Playing Kent State.
Mr and Mrs Kent Kidder of Follansbee announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Marie, to Mark Ford, son of Sue Ford of Elkins and the late Henry Ford.
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In science:

Despite the obvious differences between the present paper and the approach of Dowker and Kent, there is a sense in which the conclusions complement each other.
Choice of Consistent Family, and Quantum Incompatibility
It is only fair to add that Dowker and Kent themselves show very little enthusiasm for their “many histories” interpretation .
Choice of Consistent Family, and Quantum Incompatibility
In recent work [19,20], Kent has stated that the consistent history approach cannot be taken seriously as a fundamental theory because it allows for what he calls “contrary inferences”.
Choice of Consistent Family, and Quantum Incompatibility
We shall show that the problem is not with consistent histories quantum theory as presented in CHQR and the present paper, but rather with Kent’s definition of “contrary”, which fails to take proper account of quantum incompatibility when it arises from violations of consistency conditions.
Choice of Consistent Family, and Quantum Incompatibility
VI D can be used to illustrate the central point of Kent’s argument. A particle can be in one of three states |Ai, |B i, or |C i, and the dynamics is trivial: |Ai 7→ |Ai, etc.
Choice of Consistent Family, and Quantum Incompatibility
Kent, Determinant Formulæand Unitary Representations of the N = 2 Superconformal Algebras in Two Dimensions, or Exact Results on String Compactification, Phys.
A Collection of Exercises in Two-Dimensional Physics, Part 1
These early measurements of the Perseus and Coma velocity dispersion profile, were later refined by Kent & Sargent253 and, respectively, Kent & Gunn252 , who confirmed deviation from isothermality.
From Messier to Abell: 200 years of science with galaxy clusters
In 1982 Kent & Gunn252 analyzed the phase-space distribution of galaxies in Coma, and found that an isotropic mass-follows-light model was the best fit to the data, thus confirming Rood et al.385 ’s result.
From Messier to Abell: 200 years of science with galaxy clusters
One year later, Kent & Sargent253 found that radial orbits were needed to model the dynamics of another cluster, Perseus.
From Messier to Abell: 200 years of science with galaxy clusters
This is in complete accordance with the results of Kent et al. .
Local filtering operations on two qubits
In fact, there are a few pieces of work which studied the star formation rate as a function of morphologies of galaxies (Kennicutt & Kent 1983; Ryder & Dopita 1994; hereinafter RD94).
The H alpha Luminosity Function of Morphologically Classified Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
We also generalize results of Meyer and Clifton-Kent by showing that, under very weak assumptions, any secondcountable topological test space contains a dense semi-classical test space.
Topological Test Spaces
In section 4, we generalize results of Meyer and Clifton and Kent by showing that any second-countable topological test space satisfying a rather natural condition contains a dense semi-classical subspace.
Topological Test Spaces
Kent has shown that the test space (S (H), F(H)) associated with a finite-dimensional Hilbert space contains (in our language) a dense semi-classical sub-test space.
Topological Test Spaces
Meyer, in 1999, followed by Kent, raised the issue whether a noncontexual hiddle variable model will allow us to reproduct the predictions of quantum theory if we allow finite fixed precision in experiments.
Hidden Variables, Non Contextuality and Einstein-Locality in Quantum Mechanics
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